SOC 1100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Proletariat, Modern Warfare, False Consciousness

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Definition: people who interact in a defined territory and share culture, we are society, we can change it and we are the only ones who can. Gerhard and jean lenski: sociocultural evolution. Horticultural and pastoral societies: horticulture, use of hand tools to raise crops. Agrarian societies: agriculture energy sources, occurred in middle east 5,000 years ago, larger population and food surpluses, greater specialization and inequality, men become dominant, societies expand into empires. Industrialism machinery: production of goods using advanced sources of energy to drive large, huge populations and increased communications, anonymity and cultural diversity, trend away from traditional families and towards schooling and various rights, reduced inequality. Post- industrial societies: post-industrialism, technology that supports an information-based economy, great change in occupational structure to service jobs. Information replaces objects as the centre of economy worldwide flow of information affects everyone on the globe. The limits of technology: poverty remains the plight of millions of people.

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